Talk therapy by US psychiatrists declined by half since 1990s
Researchers analyzing 21 years of data found that the percentage of psychiatrist visits involving psychotherapy has declined by half -- dropping to only 21.6 % of patient visits. Over half of U.S. psychiatrists no longer practice any psychotherapy at all.
'Perfect for some but disastrous for others': Patients and clinicians express concerns over phone and video consultations
A study of rheumatology patients and clinicians has found that while the majority found phone or video consultations more convenient than face-to-face consultations, they viewed so-called telemedicine as less diagnostically accurate than in-person consultations and as having the potential to increase health inequalities and barriers to accessing appropriate care.
Injury prevention program may reduce health care costs among student-athletes
Use of a comprehensive injury surveillance and prevention program may significantly reduce injury-related health care costs in NCAA Division I athletics, according to published results.
Almost 1 in 3 U.S. Seniors Now Sees at Least 5 Doctors Per Year
Nearly one-third of older U.S. adults visit at least five different doctors each year — reflecting the growing role of specialists in Americans' health care, a new study finds.